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Staveley Trail Race

Staveley Trail Race

The team were once again proud to support and provide marshalls for the Staveley round of the Lakeland Trails (sting in the tail) Race this weekend. The weather added to the challenge, but ensured a good turnout of supporters and a carnival atmosphere at the finish

 

Visit to St Mark’s School

Team members visited St Marks School in Natland on Thursday. We spoke to all the Yr4 children, who at the end showed us a video they had made of how to call for Mountain Rescue when you are in trouble. Question of the day…”Why do you carry all that chocolate?” Continue Reading

The Great Gig with Northern Sky

Last Friday’s gig raised £1041 for the team. The event was sponsored jointly by Harrison Drury and Armistead Barnett. We would like to thank the team at www.harrison-drury.com for choosing us as their charity of the year and, of course, the brilliant Northern Sky for a great evening. Continue Reading

Topping Up Leaflet Stocks

Cedar Manor Hotel are one of the many local businesses that support Kendal Mountain Rescue Team. Today we dropped off more Kendal MRT & LDSAMRA leaflets, which provide patrons with advice on safety on the hills and how to call help if needed. Continue Reading

New Trainee Search Dog Handler

The team are proud to announce that team member Jacqui and her dog Ivy have completed their Pre Stage 1 training by passing the introductory assessment. It means they are now officially classed as a Trainee Search Dog Team with the Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dog Association. Continue Reading

Castle Park School Visit

Castle Park School Visit

A double visit for Castle Park School today as team members spoke to the Early Years children and role played a rescue with them. Then in the afternoon we returned and spoke to the Expedition club about safety on the hills and what to do if they need to call out a Mountain Rescue Team. Continue Reading

Passing of a Team Supporter

It is with great sadness that the team has received the news that long time team supporter and friend Jill Clarkson has passed away. Jill and her husband Peter both actively supported the team whilst Peter was our fundraising officer. The commitment remained even when Peter stood down, with Jill ensuring that every month the… Continue Reading

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